Skip to main content

About your Search

20130115
20130123
SHOW
( more )
STATION
CNNW 35
FOXNEWS 35
FBC 31
CNN 19
CNBC 12
KPIX (CBS) 11
KGO (ABC) 10
KRCB (PBS) 8
KNTV (NBC) 7
LINKTV 7
WRC (NBC) 7
WTTG 7
KQED (PBS) 6
KRON (MyNetworkTV) 6
WJLA (ABC) 6
( more )
LANGUAGE
English 306
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 309 (some duplicates have been removed)
on enhancing the technology for a longer distance mission. u.s. president barack obama announced a plan for a manned mission to mars by the 2030s. nasa and the european space agency have suggested the possibility of cooperating in that project as well. >>> people in the united arab emirates are worrying about the future of their most lucrative export, the uae is one of the world's leading oil producers, but leaders are seeing a shortage on the horizon. the strain on the supply is growing so now this fossil fuel-driven nation is considering alternatives. nhk world's sho bepu has more from the capital, abu dabe. >> reporter: an exhibition is underway focusing on water supplies and renewable energy. the crown prince of the united arab emirates tells the participants that his country realizes that its most valuable natural resource has a limit. >> translator: the united air rak emirates has been providing the world with energy for half a century. we'll continue our efforts to provide a stable supply. it's our responsibility as a member of the international community. >> reporter: what promp
they will actually ever going to get all the answers. >> rick: technology phenomenon known as catfishing. what is that and how is that tied in, craig? >> catfishing is what they believe happened, the term catfish means someone -- a habit of establishing a relationship with someone online. usually involves a false identity. we got a clip from the mtv show catfish in which a young man goes to meet someone he has been chatting with online. he he thinks he is about to meet a young blonde woman named amanda miller. >> i'm tyler aden. >> all right. i'm amanda miller. >> you are amanda miller? >> yes, i am. >> the amanda miller. >> i owe you an apology. i'm really sorry. >> >> cat fishing, bill, as you might imagine is something that happens quite frequently. people can assume nil kind of identity they want and put it out there. and that is exactly what the university says happened to manti te'o. thank you for reporting from campus south bend, indiana tonight. manti te'o was silent tonight. lance armstrong has suffered another set back. just when you thought he had no more to lose. he has lost someth
to know before you head to the coast. >> surfing the mavericks can be risky. how technology hopes to change that, up next on health watch. mmmmmm. a choice of 6 skillet entrees, each with an appetizer and dessert? whoa! no wonder they call it a complete meal. 3 courses, one diner price. complete skillet meals starting at $8.99. only at denny's. years. this time a . >>> the mavericks surf contest is on. this sunday for the first time in three years. this time around, the rules are a little different for spectators. the beach and all the cliffs will be off limits. the same goes for all roads to pillow point. to watch the event in person, you'll have to go to the oceania hotel and spa at princeton harbor. >> best way to see mavericks is at the mavericks festival. it's something that we were required to do by our county agencies, after the people got washed off the jetty wall and a lot of people got hurt by being out at the beach. >> organizers expect huge waves and sunny skies, which they say should make for perfect surfing conditions. >>> and mavericks
requiring people to investing in energy. a lot of this, the idea was the subsidies would get the technology up and running in that it would be able to compete well, the subsidies have been there. some of the merc is appearing, some expired. when the subsidies disappeared, most of these technologies, almost all that -- none of them can compete with things like coralline gas and coal. gerri: that tells you -- >> the subsidy money was wasted and that if we let these things compete in the free-market the wind and solar and some of these other green technologies are not worthwhile. we are just -- the taxpayers are wasting money on ratepayers. gerri: i'm happy to have great energy developed in this country of all kinds. please, go do it. keep my taxpayer dollars out of it. that's what i said. >> and i think a bipartisan approach to this could be -- there are subsidies out there for welland : natural-gas. let's remove those and stop these green energy subsidies. it might be that on a local, regional level something like ethanol might make sense in iowa. wind might make sense if you have something
active about providing expertise and information and technology, to help them destroy these networks where they exist. and, a reminder, obviously northern africa and other parts of the world, al qaeda and al qaeda-affiliated groups remain a threat and we have to remember, you know, the terrorists deserve they'll blame and fault. it's a heinous act and i think we'll talk to the algerian government in the days to come to understand what fully, exactly happened here. >> chris: any second thoughts about the way the algerians handled this? there's a lot of -- not only militant but hostages who were killed. >> well, listen, i think we will obviously be in contact with them about this but the focus needs to be on the terrorists and, a reminder, all across the globe, countries are threat ended by terrorists, who will use civilians, to try and advance their twisted and sick agenda. and i think that that is why this really is an -- will require an international response. and that is why we are so focused on -- with our counterterrorism partners around the globe, northern africa and middle east
? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> four days before the inauguration the latest nbc wall street journal poll is out with the breaking news. john harwood in washington. john? >> tyler, we've just got one question. the full poll comes out tonight but this shows you some of the difficulty president obama is going to face with this gun control issue he's pursuing. look at the public image of the national rifle association. it shows you it's a pretty tough target. at three different decision points after tragedies, columbine they had a net negative rating. at the giffords shooting it was better in early 2011 and after newtown it is not much worse, 41% positive, 34% negative. that's not bad as they set out to fight what the president is planning to do. when you compare that to the entertainment industry and hollywood, which is a target some republicans are urging to focus on because of the violence in movies and video games, two to one negative for hollywood and the entertainment industry. it grates people on the coast and on the left
. >>> it's boeing's most technologically advanced aircraft. but tonight too many problems have them all grounded. this is a 787 taking off from snow last week. the grounding follows a number of emergency land beings and other problems. cbs reporter randall pinkston on the issues turning the dreamliner into a bit of a nightmare. >> reporter: the faa ordered all boeing 787 dreamliners grounded in the u.s. while the agency investigates problems with the plane's lithium batteries. an emergency landing in western japan yesterday forced two carriers to ground their dreamliner fleet. one person was injured. of the the drew detected a burning smell 45 minutes into the flight, and their instruments showed a battery problem. burn marks were found after the landing. it's the latest in a string of problems for the new aircraft. fuel leaks and a cracked window grounded some 787 flights just this week, and another battery problem sparked a fire on an empty plane in boston. >> at this point, maybe i'd refrain until they worked some matters out. >> reporter: last week, the faa insisted the dreamliner w
is continuing to buy cars for their friendly technology. and that's the news on business. here's a check on markets. >>> part of a rocket launched by north korea in december made by china could influence the u.n. security council's discussion. south korea's military has analyzed debris from the rocket salvage from the yellow sea, including a first stage fuel tank. sources say some of the debris appears to be from china and other foreign countries. they banned other countries from exporting missile parts to north korea. many countries view the launch as a test of the long-range missile technology. china has traditionally defended the north at the council. >>> thousands of defectors living in seoul have been compromised. they have arrested the man they suspect as leaking the information. the 33-year-old man is reported to be working at seoul city office. he visits their homes and gives them advice over the phone. the man himself fled from north korea to 2004. about 20,000 defectors now call south korea their home, but 47% may have had their data passed on to north korea, wondering if the s
of airports. stay with us. ♪ using cloud computing and mobile technology, verizon innovators have developed a projective display for firefighters. allowing them to see through anything. because the world's biggest challenges deserve even bigger solutions. powerful answers. verizon. it's eb. want to give your family the very best in taste, freshness, and nutrition? it's eb. want to give them more vitamins, omega 3s, and less saturated fat? it's eb. eggland's best eggs. eb's. the only eggs that make better taste and better nutrition... easy. eggland's best eggs. better taste. better nutrition. better eggs. it's eb. >> the debate over gun control is refusing to take a back seat to the president's inaugural festivities. and lawmakers crafting both pro and anti-gun legislation this week and this has the white house admits they do not expect all of the president's gun proposals to make it through congress after a huge show of support for the second amendment and gun rallies peacefully in cities nationwide yesterday against the president's sweeping federal gun control measures. gun owners filling
... ♪ into a high-tech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >> the body that passed the budget act isn't complying with it either. since the late 1990s, congress has changed to meet the obligation to produce the budget. they have it cobbleed together in repeated moment of crisis. they have passed the budget in recent years it has been nearly four years since the senate did. >> congress shall complete budget, it says shall. that is budget speak to say not that you may do this or do it if you want to. it says you have to do this. >> what punishment await the law-breaking lawmakers? >> nothing. >> they are taking heat over the prosecutorial directive issued through the homeland security department, instructing the law enforcement officers not to change deportation proceeding against the illegal immigrants they do not view as high priority offenders. they are suing janet napolitano to say they are commanded to violate the oath to uphold and support federal law. they are adding they are violating the obligation to faithfully execute t
technologically advanced plane to date and that technology is not completely working. in boston, a week and a half ago the plane had battery problems on the ground and was grounded. then in japan on thursday within of those dream liners were in the air and the battery began smoking and emitting a corrosive substance and the plane landed and everybody had to be evacuated on the inflatable slide. this is a serious problem for boeing because it's the battery technology that's the innovation on those planes. those batteries replaced the hydraulics that operate many of the functions and make the plane lighter and lighter planes are cheaper to fly because they use less fuel. the number of countries around the world grounded airplanes, all 50 planes that have been deployed are no longer operating as they try to figure out the battery problems. however, compensation will be seeked. while those planes are not flying. >> lance armstrong will hear with talk show host oprah winfrey. it's believed the tour de france winner will admit to taking drugs. raoul, the interview of the world is waiting for. what are w
% as automakers and some technology shares rebounded strongly. australia's asx 200 finished flat. miners gained ground, but shares eased after bank santander denied interest in the bank's troubled uk unit. back to you, kelly. >> thanks very much for that. we want to turn now to the u.s. lots of data, lots of earnings. december existing home sales are out at 10:00 a.m. eastern. expected to show a 2% increase over 5 million at an annualized pace. it's a big day for earnings. four dow components are out just before the opening bell, dupont, johnson & johnson, travelers, verizon. after the bell, we'll hear from google, ibm, amd, cks and texas instruments. house leaders are expected to vote tomorrow to extend the debt ceiling deadline until may 19th. the gop measure doesn't specify an amount, but would lead let the government borrow what it needs to meet its obligation for that period. the strategy shift was agreed to last week and would let republicans focus on other fiscal fights in march such as ook automatic spending cuts delayed by the deal and the potential resolution. julian callow is still w
%. >> leverage is lower, the risk is lower. it's just kind of a -- it's going toward a united technologies -- >> still, it would be the fifth largest bank by assets in the world, 50,000 employees. it's still not as small a piece of the business that they would eventually like it to be. >> it's much pr run, takes much less risk. this stuff's expensive. >> yeah. >> the order backlog, 210 billion. >> didn't you love that? >> up sequentially from the third quarter by about 7 billion. couple that with the gdp out of china, people are beginning to wonder if the industrial play in the fourth quarter is true. >> it's clearly turning in china. electricity usage. pmi, chinese numbers -- it really is an interesting moment. i think the electricity can't be phony. there's a couple -- just the words, he's talking about great momentum. this is a different kind of talk than we've had in a long time. >> he said there was an investment pause in the fourth quarter amongst corporate customers, presumably the fiscal cliff and the uncertainty is going to be under the year that took its toll. now going into 2013
. elsewhere, a rebound in technology shares in financials sent south korea's kospi higher by .7%. and down under, solid china data helped the aussie market close at a 20-month high. rio at this pointo shares jumped after appointing a new ceo. back to you. >> sixuan, thank you very much for that. interesting to see that increase in rio shares. yesterday, ross pointed out that it was really a corporate story driven market. today, there's a few more macro concerns but for the most part we're seeing major indexes in europe higher. the xetra dax just ticked lower. i want to show the ibex here, adding about 1.06% today. we did learn that bad loans in banks rose in december up from what was expected. that was 11.4% in november versus 11.2% in october. so an increase there in what we know was not a great month for the european economy. the ftse 100 over here up by about 0.2%. take a look at the bond wall of just what kind of trade we're seeing more broadly. interestingly, spain and the uk are seeing their prices down, yields up a bit. italy, though, for the ten-year rallying a little bit to 4.17%.
of great technology. if you want to use the technology, i think a lot of the technology is going to get squeezed out by obama care, but whatever technology remains in is expensive. so the costs get transferred on to the consumer. stuart: so it's a form of redistribution. it's redistributing the wealth basically using the healthcare system to do it. >> because you try to cover -- exactly. you try to cover everyone with a product that really not everyone can afford. stuart: all right. i want to move on to a different subject, a real good one this one. i want to give you a pat on the back because you have been reporting on the reopening o f your hospital. is that the langone center of nyu? >> yes. that's the opposite story because that's about an entrepreneurial spirit. that's about employees with no hospital open. they were care takers like anyone to care for. stuart: it was closed because of hurricane sandy? >> there was 15,000 gallons of water in the basement. it was closed. close to a million people a year get their care there in some way shape or form. inpatient or outpatient. they ha
that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: algeria's state news agency now says special forces have completed a mission to rescue dozens of foreign hostages, including some americans. they'd been held by militants tied to al-qaeda. but there are wildly varying accounts of how many got out alive, and how many were killed. >> because of the fluidity and the fact that there is a lot of planning going on, i cannot give you any further details at this time about the current situation on the ground. >> brown: even this afternoon, as secretary of state hillary clinton suggested, the situation in algeria remained confused. the focus was this natural gas compound in the sahara desert seen here in footage from last month. the vast, natu
energies. >> translator: japan has advanced technology which should be put to good use. there are also business opportunities. not only the private sector but the government has to be involved with strengthening ties with the uae. >> reporter: another leading oil producer saudi arabia is facing a similar situation. a group last year released a report that says that the gulf nation could become an all important country by 2030. >>> weavers in kyoto have passed down their techniques for more than 500 years. but fashions have changed and fewer people are buying their textiles. so some craftsmen are trying out some radical new approaches. >> reporter: making the cloth is an intricate process. the finished weave is a work of art with colored threads including gold or silver. in the last ten years, however, the number of workshops has halved. so some weavers are shipping to products other than traditional kimono. weaving the high-tech material cotton fiber is also used in airplanes. carbon fiber is extremely light and strong, but it can also be brittle. so it has been thought unsuitable for
in spain, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. twe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. with investment information, risks, fees and expenses living with moderate to semeans living with pain.is it could also mean living with joint damage. humira, adalimumab, can help treat more than just the pain. for many adults, humira is clinically proven to help relieve pain and stop further joint damage. humira can lower your abilitto fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma, or other types of cancer, have happened. blood, liver and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening heart failure have occurred. before starting humira, your doctor should test you for tb. ask your doctor if you live in or have
-- still looks like...kate. nice'n easy with colorblend technology gives expert highlights and lowlights. for color that's true to you. i don't know how she does it. with nice'n easy, all they see is you. using cloud computing and mobile technology, verizon innovators have developed a projective display for firefighters. allowing them to see through anything. because the world's biggest challenges deserve even bigger solutions. powerful answers. verizon. aww man. [ male announcer ] returns are easy with free pickup from the u.s. postal service. we'll even drop off boxes if you need them. visit usps.com pay, print, and have it picked up for free. any time of year. ♪ nice sweater. thank you. ♪ >> new intrigue in the mysterious disappearance of a fashion mogul's plane. two weeks ago today, the plane carrying vittorio missoni and several others, there's news of calls from several passengers phone after the disappearance. is there some thought by some it wasn't a crash, but rather a hijacking and kidnapping? >> absolutely, that's one of theories that some people have, we spoke last week
. also ahead, cutting edge technology at the dentist office. and it's about to make wearing >> an interesting job is opening up at apple. the company wants a writer to turn siri into a recognizable character. >> isaac. >> what do you want to say to isaac? >> plants need to have a love of language, a sense of word play and experience in creative content, especially in a tech environment. so if you have quick jokes and quick comebacks, apple wants to hear from you. >>> heavenly mountain resort at lake tahoe is opening a giant half pipe today for the first time in five years. the half pipe is 18 feet high and 450 feet long. despite the intimidating dimensions, the run is designed for all levels of experience. the half pipe is inside high roller park, one ever heavenly mountain's theater rain park. it opens at noon and it is the only half pipe on lake tahoe's south shore. wow, the first time in five years that. speaks to the snow, i presume. >> yes, mother nature has not been helping out with that. we have the high surf advisory at the beaches that will allow for caution this we
back into our forecast too. all that straight ahead. >> also ahead, cutting edge technology at the dentist office and it could >> an interesting job is opening up at apple. the company wants a writer to turn siii, it's personal assistant. into a recognizable character. >> isaac. >> what do you want to say to isaac? >> applicants need to have a love of language, a sense of word play and experience in creative content, especially in a tech environment. so if you have quick jokes and quick comebacks, apple wants to hear from you. >>> heavenly mountain resort at lake tahoe is opening a giant half pipe today for the first time in five years. the half pipe is 18 feet high and 450 feet long. despite the intimidating dimensions, the run is designed for all levels of experience. the half pipe is inside high roller park, one of heavenly mountain's three terrain parks. it opens at noon and it is the only half pipe on lake tahoe's south shore. >> skiers, snowboarders, i don't know much about it. snowboarding? yes. >> snowboarding, yeah. okay. well, if you are going to head up to the sie
and civic and a technology suite with bluetooth, navigation, and other handy stuff? yeah, that woulde cool. introducing the all-new nissan sentra. it's our most innovative sentra ever. nissan. innovation that excites. now get a $169 per month lease on a new nissan sentra, plus $500 holiday bonus cash. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] you don't have to be a golf pro to walk like one. ♪ when you walk 10,000 steps a day, it's t same as walking professional golf course. humana. health and well-being partner of the pga tour. nothing. are you stealing our daughter's school supplies and taking them to work? no, i was just looking for my stapler and my... this thing. i save money by using fedex ground and buy my own supplies. that's a great idea. i'm going to go... we got clients in today. [ male announcer ] save on ground shipping at fedex office. >> let's go to chief white house correspondent ed bradley. >> i cut my hair for the inaugural. trying to spif things up a little bit. after a big slip up four years ago after the last inaugural everybody was trying to make sure they got it just right to
fingerprints. police say new fringer print scanner technology is helping them capture criminals. critics argue it could go too far. and dominic di-natale is with us. >> hi there, harris, this technology recently helped the mesa police department pin down a homicide suspect in a matter of minutes, but yes, it's raising serious questions about increasing police access to victim's personal information on the fly. >> it's wonderful 'cause where we used to be chasing a rabbit around the bush, trying to identify them. >> mesa patrol officer todd reed is working his beat armed with a new tool identifying suspects, a fingerprint scanner. with the man's concept he scans the left and right index fingers and against the name the man gave. within seconds, it's a match, a clear message to those who might give a false i.d. >> and the truth would help, especially if you gave the information information and pull it up anyway and catch another charge if you're in any way dishonest with the information. >> mesa police department has been trying out a handful of the scanners and soon have a lot more against the
brought up it technology back during the 2009 inauguration. today it was even more prevalent. you could follow the inauguration on twitter and facebook like you might follow the play-by-play of a sporting event. one bay area blogger tells us that's both helpful and a little too easy. well, the first family was xwhun kating via social media, doing the same in a much quieter place, sending out tweets like this one about how some day they'll tell their 3-year-old daughter. >> when i was young, martin luther king's birthday wasn't even honored yet. and so to fast forward to 0 today where not only is his birthday a holiday but a black president is being sworn in for the second time. i was just like, this is way too heavy. >> reporter: it was an especially poignant day for bloggers sending information out to tens of thousands of people while at the same time talking to his own children about how the future of america is likely to look a lot 0 different than the past. >> to hear what he said, not so much about america's past but its present and potential future, that was huge to me. because i
to the needs of our time, we must harness new ideas and technology to remake our government. that is what will give real meaning to our ceed. in other words, the founding principles and values of the nation had no reality unless we make our government and apparently support some ideas and technology that are not even available right now. >> he hates the constitution. that's when it comes down to. we have to adapt founding principles to our changing times and needs. we must change. you know what, the constitution was written with an unchanging you of human nature in mind. the left believes it is the only thing that can change human nature on a fundamental level, corrective action. the constitution stands in the way of their grand plan to change human nature. that is why everything you hear coming out is about changing who we are as people. the tremendous reversal of all basic common sense. if you want to keep your own money you're not a taker. if you are recipients of social security, medicare, or medicaid york with committing to the collective wealth. this completely turned language upsid
? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. lou: house republicans trying to pressure senate democrats to pass a budget. for the first time in almost four years. now, the republicans have up vailed a bill to suspend the debt limit with a vote set for as early as wednesday. details of that legislation include this -- suspension of the debt ceiling for three months. on the 19th of may, the debt limit increases from $16.4 trillion to accommodate additional raring the treasury requires r and bills withholes the pay of lawmakers if congress fails to pass a budget by the 15th of april putting the money in escrow to comply with the 27th amendment of the constitution. joining us now is congressman gomert, vice chair of the subcommittee on crime, terrorism, and homeland security, and republican of texas. good to have you with us. first your impression before we turn to the debt limit of the president's inaugural address. >> well, lou, he started out great, quoting from the declaration from our founding documents, you know, endowed by the creator w
technology, we share training, we have a joint terrorism military center. at the end of the day, the entire policy needs to be focused on the countries and we will continue to focus on the true ally or the asset to america, which is israel. i think that countries like libya and other countries that just don't have a grip on their security -- it's a problem and they need to be looked at very closely and the aid and the funding needs to be retracked. >> neil: thank you very much. a quick follow-up to the google -- as i suspected in that report, a better read of it on that advertising thing is propelling google stock, after hours, up 4 bucks. it's a pricey stock, over $700 a share. the news is being received favorably, the advertising compoabt, which could be a harbinger of things to come and we hope by extension, cable news and tv and advertising, as it goes... so we go. so the world goes. so humanity goes. forget the plane. are tempers about to soar on your next southwest flight? while everyone else seems headed in the wrong direction ford is not just going forward, it's going further. intro
, and i sea food diffently. using cloud computing and mobile technology, verizon innovators have developed a projective display for firefighters. allowing them to see through anything. because the world's biggest challenges deserve even bigger solutions. powerful answers. verizon. i need you. i feel so alone. but you're not alone. i knew you'd come. like i could stay away. you know i can't do this without you. you'll never have to. you're always there for me. shh! i'll get you a rental car. i could also use an umbrella. fall in love with progressive's claims service. >> shepard: the top u.s. commander in afghanistan is off the hook tonight in a career that ended. the inspector gyp has cleared general john al ledge of any wrongdoing. investigators haveline booing into hundreds of emails general allen sent to the same tampa socialite involved in the petraeus scandal. military officials had earlier described some of those messages as racey and flirtatious. back in november that woman in florida reported receiving harassing emails. the later tracked those messages to general petraeus' biograph
and the engine was burning. nasa is scheduled to use the same battery technology on the international space station in 2017. but the agency says their battery design is different and no changes to the contract have been made. >> delta is about to add a spending rirme to their frequent flyer program. starting next year they will require a minute null of $2,500 in ticket purchase for the year. as a result some passengers may get bummed to a lower rate or bumped out to the program. >> a vote will be held next week that will allow the country to borrow more money. it will give the government another three months of borrowing authority. otherwise, the government will not be able to pay its bills. the white house says they are encouraged by the move. >> the d.c. taxicab want to be able to accept credit cards. if the measures are approved riders can use credit cards or debit cards. >> now to the flu outbreak. a short time ago we learned a child died in maryland from flu-related issues. today, the center of disease control revealed the number of older people hosp
of applications. washington post technology reporter that has been covering this angle of the story. craig, good afternoon. these batteries are used in cell phones, model aircraft, automobiles. they are lighter, more powerful, easier to recharge. but it is not as if we have not known that they are prone to precisely the kinds of malfunctions that we seering on the 787s, is it? >> that's right. these things are -- they are literally everywhere in our lives. they make $4 billion lithium ion cells every year now and so, you know, i think the surprising thing is that we have a major aircraft that had a malfunction but all sort of low level malfunctions have been happening for years. it just hasn't reached the critical mass. >> is there something intrinsic to the science of lithium ion batteries that make them more prone to these kinds of catastrophic failures? >> absolutely. they are very small and very powerful. even the big batteries are a bunch of small batteries put together. if you get damage or defect, they put up a lot of energy quickly. >> is it smart to use them in something as complex and
new zealand, textile production in spain, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. twe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. ♪ . melissa: so you know that the flu rout break is gripping the entire country. cities and states declare health emergencies. more than 200,000 people were hospitalized with the flu every year. believe it or not the flu costs our economy $87 billion. i don't know about you but regardless of all the medicine and remedies and germ sanitizers available it still seems like everyone i know is either out with the flu or they're panicked about getting it. makes me wonder if we need to take a step back, take a deep breath and ask of all the money we're spending is just going down the drain? with me is dr. sreedhar potarazu. head of vital spring technologies. dr.
. is that maybe a potentially flawed technology? >> it is different technology from batteries they used before. it has some challenges, if it catches fire it produces its own oxygen so it is difficult to put it out but there are design changes put in place to prevent smoke overboard. there are other changes they made to make this not happen. apparently those changes were not enough. melissa: we saw last week, six instances on five days, or whatever the incredible stats were. a lot of people tried to slough it off, this is what happens when you roll out a new product. it seemed like too. now the faa is stepping in saying hang on, let's ground these things. are they overreacting, are they doing the right thing or is there a real problem here? >> i think there are things we don't know about yet. for example, after the event in boston last week immediately the ntsb had a fairly serious investigation involving the japanese. they had some inkling there was a problem with the battery system. what happened in japan later sealed the deal as far as a much more serious approach to this. melissa: as a pas
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 309 (some duplicates have been removed)